Victoria name Sheffield Shield squad

March 4, 2021
Victoria name Sheffield Shield squad

Victoria has named its Marsh Sheffield Shield squad for the match against Tasmania at the MCG beginning on Friday.

It’s the first time a Shield match has been played at the ground since 2019.

“Any chance we get to play at the MCG is naturally very special,” Victorian Coach Chris Rogers said.

“For a lot of the players being away for a long time, to be able to come here, to sleep in their own beds and play at the MCG is a fantastic privilege.”

Up to 1,000 spectators are permitted at the MCG for each day of the Shield match.

Marsh Sheffield Shield
Victoria v Tasmania
March 5-8
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Peter Handscomb (Captain)
Scott Boland
Travis Dean
Jake Fraser-McGurk
Seb Gotch
Marcus Harris
Jon Holland
Nic Maddinson
James Pattinson
Mitch Perry
Matt Short
Will Sutherland

MCG Entry/Spectator details:

  • Crowd will be capped at 1000 attendees each day
  • Entry is free, No tickets will be issued
  • Entry only via Gate 2 for both MCC Members and Public. To assist in capacity management and contact tracing, all attendees will sit within the one zone.
  • Level 1 MCC Members’ Reserve seating only, access to all other levels will be restricted, the toilet facilities on level B1 will be used. Attendees will be required to physically distance themselves within the Level 1 MCC Members’ Reserve arena seating
    Service Victoria QR code must be scanned on arrival.
  • Wristbands will be distributed to all attendees. Wristbands will be required to be worn throughout the duration of your attendance at the MCG, each day. Attendees will need to treat their wristband as a ‘pass out’, if they wish to exit and re-enter the Members’ Reserve throughout each day.
  • Attendees are reminded to pack your debit or credit card as the MCG now operates as a cashless venue. Please also a fitted face mask as it needs to be worn in congestion, specifically on public transport and through the security and entry process.
  • Takeaway food and beverage outlets on Level 1 of the Members’ Reserve will be available to patrons across all days of the fixture.
  • The Hugh Trumble Café – located on Level 1 of the Members’ Reserve – will be open to all patrons across all days of the fixture, for takeaway options and sit-down meals.
  • Yarra Park will not be open for parking for this event.
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